UPDATED 01/06/15 12:55 a.m.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two NYPD officers were shot and wounded late Monday in the Bronx.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
As CBS2’s Jessica Schneider reported, officials said the shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. in front of 2532 Tiebout Ave., at 184th Street, in the Fordham section of the Bronx.
Sources told CBS2 the officers involved were Anti-Crime officers, wearing plain clothes. The officers were investigating an incident at a nearby business, sources said.
One officer was wounded in the arm, the other in the leg, officials said.
They were rushed to St. Barnabas Medical Center. Both were expected to survive, officials said.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
Police blocked off a broad area near the scene following the shooting.
The suspect in the shooting was still on the loose as of just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
The group COP SHOT has posted a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects in the shooting.
Anyone with information was asked to call the organization’s confidential hotline at (800) COP-SHOT. The COP SHOT van publicizing the reward over a public address system was also sent to the area where the shooting occurred.MORE NEWS: Some Health Care Workers Still Defiant As New York State Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect
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